We’re launching a new programme! Designed to help individuals and families to engage with nature, it will be packed full of ideas for people to get stuck into – from what to put in your bird feeder in December to when to plant your tomatoes in the spring, to stomping in the autumn leaves (with or without children).
But we want your help!
What has helped you and your family to enjoy nature throughout the year? Which verses of Scripture do you read when you’re feeling ‘green’? Where do you go to find God’s glory reflected in creation?Read more...
Over the past days we’ve seen the majority of countries sitting down to COP23 – the latest talks on climate change. They come against a background of rising sea levels, a hurricane season of almost unimaginable ferocity and rapidly declining wildlife worldwide.
You’ll have noticed little substantive news from the talks. While there’s broad agreement on the need to reach the climate change target of under 2C, all the models indicate that without a radical global policy shift not only are we likely to miss the Paris targets – but also may be on track for a global rise in our lifetime of 3C or more.
A Rocha UK and other organisations have met with climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe. ‘Change is happening now,’ she said. ‘Climate change isn’t something we’re expecting in 20, 30 or 40 years time. It is upon us. ... Read more...
Does someone in your community deserve recognition? Has your MP gone above and beyond to make your town clean and secure? Has a local school, business or group impressed you with their fresh approach to sustainability?
If so, their eco-efforts could make them your Green Hero. All you have to do is nominate them – and they have a chance of receiving this accolade. The Green Heart Hero awards are part of the Show The Love campaign run by the Climate Coalition, of which we are a member.
The awards will be held at Speaker’s House in Parliament in February 2018. High profile speakers and presenters promise to make it a day to remember. Those who want to choose their champion – by nominating an individual or group to be a Green Heart Hero – must do so by 1st December. There ... Read more...